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xeeulod, al tin cstablUlicunriceB,
From the Lycoming Ga'tttt,
Union War Song.
Ddlcatd to the Bloomsburg Iron Guards, now at
Como, freemen, nioinMc, our Country's in danger;
The national enlgu is sprinkled with blood)
And traitors have sullied the Mats of Columbia,
polluted Ui j iioil where ti Washington stood.
Then'rouse.Sona "f rrecdom, from valhy nud mountain,
. The blood of your brvthtrs s warm on the plain,
And millions of heroin with HcuUand Mil'Iellan,
Are burning w i 1 It vengeance, tu w ipe out tlie stun.
Ilriuember the days when your patriot fathers
Unliiiib'Ted their pieced nt lilcrl)' call,
And stood 'ne j th the fold a of the 6lr spangled banner,
'Till iitory crowned them nt tyranny's fill ;
Tlwn awake, )e hold freemen nmcmltr rVnnassas,
And the blofjj nfyuur martr., now red on tin plain,
And Join thtravc Icgioin of tJcoit uud .MtC'ltllan,
The Union tlis.rnuntry, and law a to muuiu.
There' Main, Maasnr huai.Utcw York aud .;w Hamp
shire, Hhode Uland, Connecticut, and Ddnware tort,
reuiHjlvunia, New- Jersey, all arming their ihilJrcn
In difjncL'i'f their hauio'r, thu Hed, White and lilue,
Th,'U hoii 9 of Columbia, from mountain mid prari.',
rihall tint Cfidltm of l.ibt rty cull in tain,
While million k of fret tin n with i(oit uud MiUclUn,
Aru brining, the Union and Ian m to tUaUiu I
Mirhli:au, lllinoise, Wlaruruin, lor a,
Indiana, U'iio aru in for thu liht,
lliiitouri, Kentucky, California and K.insap,
With Maryland, Virginia, will tud by the right;
Then ring out the war cry from wean to ocumu,
Trom hill-top and Iree top tlie uiul prorl.iiiu,
Aud Join the brave l-giou of.Scult and McCk-llau,
The Union, the country, and law to iuMiti.
Thin frit'ndf of the Union, uuab-'uilic your bright nitres,
Aud swear by tin1 graves of your patriot sires,
To stnrt hy your country and Crtc institution,
In defence of your hoiuen, your altar and fires;
O r nation la arn.intf, the uar cry i vcngiance,
The dark cloud of battle eucirdu rrh pi iln,
Then frcsmen assemble, to Washington hjtrn,
There Hcott aud McUtcllun will K-ad ou to fame.
What I Owo tho War.
We were standing together, Faith and
I, by the railroad, with same two or three
uuuurcu UbUlT WOUlt'U, juuug mm U1VJ, u
crowd of noisy ohildrca, aud here and
there an old man, or a half grown lad, all
assembled to wait the passing of the train
th-it was bearing the regiment on its
way to Washington.
There was a company from our village
among them, though they had started to
day from the Stato capital, and many a
mother, wife, and sister in tho crowd was
waiting for a last look from tho eyes that
should meet hers again no more 'it might
be for years, it might be forever 1' so that
they were, for tho most part, very quiet
and subdued, though burning with a sort
of inward fever of impatience, for tho meet
ing that must be, after all, so sadly brief,
so terribly unsatisfying.
Faith was excited. Her cheeks globed,
her eyes shone like stars ; and as she stood
there, her brown curls Bwajing in the
breeze, I could but think it a great pity
that she had no bravo young lover among
tho approaching volunteers, who would
carry away in his heart this radiant picture
of girlish grace and beauty. Rut she had
not only somo old acquaintances and
childhood friends ; so that there was a dash
of regret to temper her exultation in their
bravery, and in tho cause they were going
so nobly to uphold.
As for me, I was very sad. My heart
ached terribly, because strangest of all
reasons I had no one to grieve for.
" No," I thought bitterly, " thero is no
one in all these thousands thataro march
ing steadfastly, day by day, to meet death,
if need bo, to whom 1 can say, 'God bless
and keep you, and bring you safe homo to
me again 1' notone to whom this parting
will bo the wrenching asunder of heart
strings for my sako.
And then camo back to mo, or rathei
grew more vivid in my remembrance for
its imago lay always, night and day, in tho
shadowy rcceBscs of my heart tha lovo
that two years gono by had made ono sum
mer of my life a long bright dream of per
fect content, without a Binglo shadow of
alloy, until, all in a moment, aroso tho
tcrriblo storm that was to make such utter
shipwreck of my happiness.
How had it como about? I could hardly
tell, even now. It all Eeemed liko somo
horrible nightniaro dream, from which
thcro could be no full and frco awakening.
I had Hover doubted him not for a mo
ment 1 No ono who looked into Cloudslcy
Carroll's honest hazel eyes ever did, or
could, possibly, mistrust him. And yet I
had listened to slanders and foul misrep
resentations from thoso I know hated him
with all petty spite of their low, venomous
natures, and fooling all the while, in my
inmost soul, that he was innocent and truo
as heaven. In my misorablo prido I had
let him go without a single word or lino of
explanation, a single effort to clear myself
from tho stigma that my own conduct had
fixed upon mo fickle, false-hearted co
Well, it wm all over now ; and God
know that with what measuro I meted, it
had been measured to mo again. Had
thero been in his heart tho most insatiablo
desire for revenge, it had been moro than
satisfied, could ho liavo known my suffer
ings iu tho weary year that followed ; but
there had not, that I knew, Ritter anger
there might have been at first sorrow as
deep and lasting as his love had been pure
and truo j but never, never one cruel or
wicked tcought in that mind, that had
onco seemed to mo, in my foolish self-conceit,
almost Quixotic iu its high-minded
Oh ! it had born falsehood on its face,
the lie they told mo that ho had courted
mo for my wealth, that ho had boasted of
having " trapped tho heiress;" I had eft
it a lie, I had knowa it ono , and yet
well, well, it wis worse than folly, thinking
of all thla now 1 Cloudsley was far away
I knew not where j ou'y I knew that ho
was doiug God pcrvico wheroi'cr and what
ever he might bs. And I why, I was
standing hero besides tho railroad track,
waiting to give " God .-peed " to tho New
Jersey Volunteers; and so, let me think
of that and nothing else and heart, bo
.-till 1 give me an hour of respite You
have done aching enough in tho past, God
Aud so I camo back to the contempla
tion of Faith's sweet face gazing earnestly
up the road.
" They are coming, Natalie, I amsurc!
That ocrtainly was tlie whUtlo!"
" Indeed, Faith, I think not!"
" Oh, dear 1 will they never como ?
We've been here at least an hour and a
" Twenty-five minutes by the watch !"
And Squire Ros?, the middle-aged neigh
bor, who " looking after us," held his old
fashioned chronometer provokingly near
" Oh Squiro 1 Rut it is fivo minutes of
six; thoy were to be here at six."
"And will, most likely, Miss Impa
tience, if you can manage to live that long."
"Natalie, have your bouquet all ready
to throw; you know they don't stop, only
" Oh, dear!" cried widow Green. "If
I only knew which side tho car John
would bo on ! If I should miss him after
Nellie Gray, who stood Dear, and whom
we all knew to have a brother and a be
trothed lover on tho train, turned palo at
" If Will should bo on one side, and
Malcolm on tho other t" she muttered,
under her breath.
" That was tho whistlo, I know !" cried
Faith, cxultingly. " Hark, there it is
again ! They're coining, thoy'ro coming
for certain, this time I" And sho clapped
her hands in triumph.
The shrieking engine swept on liko some
fiery dragon out of a fairy tale, its cloud
like breath floating far behind. Gradually
its speed slackened ; slow, by degrees, tho
train drew near the station. Thcro was a
sudden jolt, a louder shriek, and tho sound
of a bell.
"Thoy'ro going to stop, they're going to
stop 1" cried Faith, wild with excitement.
There was a sudden rush tho crowd
surged up around tho passengers' waiting
platform. "Train stops fivo minutes!" shouted ,a
stentorian voice from tb; tender.
"Oh! Natalie, they ara getting out!"
with a tcrriblo squeeze of my hand, ''Sco
there's John Green, and Will Gray, and,
Nelson Spraguo. Come, como with mo; I
must speak to him. Ho'll want to send a
last word to Rose sho is sick, you know.
Hurry, dear !" And sho dragged mo
along with her through tho crowd.
Suddenly sho paused irresolutely.
"Oil ! Natalie, thcro ii Cloudy Carrol !
Shall wo go back I"
But I had seen him first, and though I
grew deadly faint, I could not stop.
, "No, Faith, you run on I'll take caro
face was calm, though very whito,
"Well, then, I'll bo back in a minute ;
you know they haven't but fivo to Btay."
And sho was off liko a shot.
Then I crept through tho crowd,croueh
ing almost out of tight, till I stood behind
him. I must hear his voico onco moro, if
I died for it.
Ho wore a captain's uniform, and was
listening to some poor fellow whoso voieo
was tremulous with emotion.
''This is terrible, captain this having
it all over again. It just upsets the poor
fellows completely. I think it would drivo
mo crazy to go through another parting
this afternoon. Thank God! it's all over
for me, and for you too,I guess ; isn't it?''
"Over "' ho said and his voico was sad
der than 1 had ever imagined it could bo
that voice oneo so full of cheer and joy
ousncss 1 "Ycss, Wilson, it is moro than
over with me ; for it has had no beginning.
I have had no one's heart to break in com
ing away ; for thero is no ono, I bclievo,in
the world just now who would caro to give
'God-speed' and 'Good-by' to Cloudslcy
"Your parcnts,captain, don't they "
"They are dead, Wilson."
"And you'ro not married ?"
"No ; nor never shall bo ! You see I am
ono of thoso poor, unfortunate o2-fcllows
of creation whom 'nobody owns." And
ho laughed almost bitterly.
His companion turned away with a sigh!
Then something 1 know not what
impelled mo to .'teal closer, and lay my
hand sofily on his arm.
He turned, with a great start.
"Natalio! Miss Elmer I You here V
"Yes ; I want to say 'Good-by aud God
speed to you, Cloudy."
He seized my outstretched hand, and
his lips quivered.
".Nothing elso ?"
"Yes; I want to ask your forgiveness
for the great wrong 1 did you in never
giving you a chanch to clear yourself from
tho slander of thoso who hated you."
His face grew radiant.
"Then you know tho truth at last."
His eyes were seeking mino.now, iu a way
that make my lids droop and my checks I
Uush rosily. "And, Knowing it, can you
say nothing else V
"Yes," I said, very softly, but his ca
ger car caught each syllahlo ; ' yes, that
it you cau forgive mo and lovo mo again,
and will take back what you said, a while
ago, about never marrying I I ''
"God bless you, Natalio, my darling !'
And there,in broad daylight, in thefaco
of at least thrco hundred inquisitivo neigh
bors, and more than thrco times that num
ber of strango soldier), ho drew mc to him
and kissed mo twice upon tho lips. How
ever, thero were partings equally fervent
going on all around us, so no ono noticed
us ; only I saw Faith's cycs,dialoted with
amazement, marking us from tho other end
of tho platform.
"I shall write to you from Washington.
"Shall you J Oh I thank you ! I shall
havo so much to say in reply !''
"And to your fathcr,by the same mail."
"If I had only something of yours for a
token ! Have you a pair of scissors about
you! Hero is a curl you wouldn't miss !"
"No, I will send it to you. Here, take
theso flowers? I was cutting them for you
all the time, and I didn't know Jt. Isn't
it strange and good, too ?"
"I must havo something else theso
flowers arc not a part of you, your own
peculiar property. Can't you sparo this
It was off and in his breast pocket.
''All aboard I" shouted tho conductor.
"Good-by, darling ! I'll bring homo a
namo for you to be proud of !''
"God bless you! Fight liko alion,only
oh I don't got shot !"
"Never fear ! My heart is in your
keeping ! Onco moro, my own darling,
Another quick cmbraco, and ho was on
I think my voica mingled in tho hearty
cheer that went up from every throat as
tho train swept away from the station, and
that my haukcrchief kept company with
thoso that waved till tho last car vanished
in tho distance ; but I hardly know it.
My happiness had como upon mo so aud
denly that I felt dazzled, bewildered, al
most stupefied with joy. I woko up though
as Faith and I walked homo, together with
our r.iiddlo-agcd escort. Faith was sober
ed down now, and spoko demurely, as was
her usual habit.
"What did they stop for, Mr. Ross, af-
Sho gavo mo a searching glanco.
COUNTY, PA-, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 186L
"Thcro was something tho matter with
tho engine, I believe, Miss Faith. Quito
a lucky cbanco for somo folks, though,
"Indeed it was !" I thought, with a
glad thrill. ''Indeed it was! Rut it
wasn't a chanoo it was one of God's
blessed providences ! And oh I if no
will but help mo, when my lover comes
homo from tho wars as God grant ho
may ho shall find a wifo worthy of tho
glorious namo ho has promised her."
And this, you see, is what I owe the
Iko Partington's Vacation.
Hlix-Tor, July 13th, 1801.
Deaii Bon : Bully for vacation. I'm
having tho tip-toppest timo you ever see.
Undo Natho was as glad to sco me as he
could be, for he's a cross old curmudgeon,
and makes tho boys too the mark, I tell
you. He Baid ho hoped I'd be good, and
I said I shouldn't bo anything else. He
whispered something to Aunt Hatty, and
looked nt me, but I didn't seem to mind
it. He's got a now horso that is very old,
aud pretends ho can't go along unless you
push him with a whip. It is all sham, for
1 stuck a brad into a stick and touched
him, with it, and ho went liko smoke.
Ho kicked his hind heels through the
dasher, broko tho wagon and landed mo
and Rill into the ditch. Uncle Nathe
said he couldn't "sco what had got into tho
beast, but I guess it was tho brad, though
I though! it wasn't best to mention it.
Wo had a flag-raising here yesterday.
It was big fun, you'd bettor believe. We
hadn't any flag; so I got one of Aunt
Hatty's sheets, and painted a bluo cquair
in the corner with her iudigo bag and
chalked out some stars ; then I got Uncle
Nathe's pot of red paint that he marks his
sheep with, and made some elegant stripes,
and tho flag was done. Wo took a bran
now cod-lino of Unclo Nathe's for halyards,
then cut down a nice little muplc for a
pole, and nailed it up on th: barn. One
of tho neighbors went down and told Unclo
Natho what wo ucroloing, and ho cmo
up from the meadows as mad as a hop,
I see by tho way he acted that hcwas a
seecshioner. He took down tlie flag that
wo had consecrated, and I couldn't stand
it, so I made him a speech, and told him
that the flag he had pulled down was tho
emblem of our right to do as wo pleased,
and ho had better he caroful how he trifled
with the spirit of liberty. I'd better not
said it, bcoause all of us boys had to go to
bed without our supper that night, and
Aunt Hatty gave us a great talking to
about the sheet. What a fuss folks make
Rut wo had some fine fun next day with
Unclo Nathe. IIo's got a big whito roos
ter, that he seta overything by. So wo
caught him and colored ono of his wings
blue and the other rod, and ho looked as
fine as anything you ever saw. Tho hens
didn't know what to make of him, and they
all seceded. When Unclo Natho camo
home tho first thing ho saw was his crower,
who got up on tho wood-pilo and yelled
" Yankco Doodle do," as loud as ho could
bawl. Unolo Natho didn't know what to
think of it at first, but when ho saw tho
fun of tho thing ho didn't laugh any.
I wish you was up here ; if you wero
wo would train round some, I guess.
There's plenty of berries, and lots of birds,
and Unclo Natho has got a gun and two
pounds of powder, and thcro's a boat in
tho pond, and fine fishing, and everything
to make a fellow comfortablo. Can't you
steal away and como up hero, and mako
'em think you've gono to tho war ? Yours
eST" A gentleman who holds a. respon
sible position under the Government, con
cluded to chango his lodging. He sent
ono of tho waiters of tho hotel whero ho
had selected apartments alter his bag
gage. Meeting tho waiter au hour or two af
terwards, ha said :
" Well, John, did you bring my bag
" No, sir," blandly responded tho sablo
" Why what was tho reason?"
" Case sah, tho gentleman In do offico
said you had not paid your bill."
'' Not paid my bill why that's singular
ho kuow mo very well when ho kept tho
Girard House in Philadelphia."
" Well, mebbe," rejoined John, thought
fully, scratching his head, " dat was do
reason ho wouldn't gib mo do baggago."
'The word " debt " is composed of tho
Tho Party now in Powor.
Reader, hro you ever gone to the
troublo of tracing the party now in power,
to iU origin 1 If you have not, 1 will do
it for you
If you recollect, at n certain time, tho
Parliament of Great Britain told ua wn
must pay a tax on paper, tea, &o., (they
did not say we must obotiih ilavery, that
was a prqfitabU part of thtir commerce,
neither would Massachusetts if she could
make it profitable.) We claimed tho pro
tection of the British Constitution. Par
liament did not coucur. We resisted tho
laws. Thus camo tho Revolutionary
At that time thero was two parties.
They were designated as wuio and lory.
The whigs supported and fought tho war
tho torics opposed aud did all thoy
oould (honorably and dishonorably) a
gainst the war. Tho war was concluded,
honorably to the whigs.
Then camo tho first election for Presi
dent. Tho parties still stood whig and
tory. Washington and Adams wero the
candidates. Tho tories all voting for
Adams. Washington was elected, and
re-elcctad, after whioh Adams was elected.
Then came the most obnoxious laws of
thu government, until now.
Tho Virginia Resolutions of 1703, pro
pounded and advocated by Jeffehsox,
were a popular measure with tho people,
and gave rise to the two partici known as
Democbat and Fedtrul tho torieB all
joining tho federalists. The democratic
party clung to Jefferson, the federalists
aud lories to Adumt.
In 1800 Jefferson was clectod Presi
dent, and all the obnoxious lawj passed
under Adams' administration were repeal
ed, and the right of franchise guaranteed
to every citizen.
From tho 4th of tlarch, 1601, for
twenty-four consecutive- years, the demo
cracy administered tho government under
Jefferson, Madison and Monroo, each ad
ministration was opposed by tho federalists
and torics, during) which was tho British
war of 1312, And opposed by tho federals
and torics ; the celebrated Hartford Con
vention was held in opposition to tho war,
and in which resolutions wero offered for
tho scccssionof the Eastern or New Eng
At tho Presidential election of 1824,
General Jackson had a majority cf the
electoral votos, but not a constitutional
majority. Tho election went to the House,
and a coalition of blaok-hcartcd villany
made John Quintey Adams President, all
the federalists and tories rejoicing in tho
victory. Adams was a son of tho elder
Adams, and embibed his principles.
In 1828, Jackson was elected Presi
dent. Pennsylvania oast 150,000 TOios,
and gave Jackson 52,000 majority; all
tho federalists and torics voting for Adams.
In 1832, Jackson was ro-elected, in op
position to tho federal, tory, bank protec
tive tariff party, at which timo they
changed their name to whig, thus stealing
tho namo of our Revolutionary sirci.
This same party opposed all the demo
cratio nomiuces up to 1SSG, and also tho
Mexican War, when they committed an
other tltfl and stele the name of '' llepub-
lican," so much chorished by the heroes
of tho devolution, and detested by tho
tories. They wero again defeated by tho
democratic nominee, but in 18G0, through
false colors and a disaffection in ihc demo
cratic party, they succeeded iu electing
Lincoln, which caused a disruption of tho
Federal Union which I bee no way of heal
ing unless it bo through the success of the
Democratic party of tho Union.
Dutch Couple at a Tueatbe. " Vcn
I first came to Filadclfy, to serve, I was
very much uncivilized,'' said Katrina, cow
a tidy, intelligent girl in a respectable
family," I laugh mooch and I feel mooch
ashamed to remember how I behaved vcn
I know so little. Shon that was my beau
then Shon took me to tho theatre ono
night, ven 1 had been in Filadclfy but
tnrce wcclcs. Wo sit in tne gallery; and
wo see, not goot, and Shon said ho would
get another scut. So he put his leg around
the post and slides down mid de pit; and
he looks up and ho calls out :
"Katrino ! Katrine 1 como down, tish
a good view here."
" And I leaned over, and said I
" How can I eooru, Shon !
" And ho said:
" Just slido down."
" So I put my legs round do pillar and
slides down too. Dondor .' how do folks
laugh, Dey laugh so mooch dey blay no
moro that night on tho stago. Everybody
laugh and yell, and wistlo all over de
houso. I was much ashamed, den, tho I
Democratic) Union Convontion
OF LUZERNE COUNTY,
Zl.ld il WlU.i.Biu.. Cpt.mb.r 19th, 1841.
Tho Comtuittoo on Resolutions have in
structed their Chairman to submit tho fol
lowing as their report I
That having only had a few minutes to
devote to the subject of resolutions, and
having spent that timo in Interchanging
cur views on the subject, and having found
that no on3 of the Committee had drafted
a set of resolutions which embraced the
entire views of the Committco, and having
examined the resolutions passed by our
sister county of Wayne, in mass meeting
assembled, the Committee unanimously
agreed to endorse tho said resolutions (ex
cepting only those of a local character),
and recommend that tho Convention adopt
tho same as expressing the views of the
Democracy of Luzerne, and thereby send
greeting to our Democratic friends to
whom we have been Congressionally joined
by a recent act of tho Legislature, and as
suro them that wo can heartily strike
hands in maintaining the political faith of
Whereas, It has been customary,timc
out of mind for tho Democracy of Luzerne
county to assemble here in County Con
vention and givo formal expression to their
viows upon all important questions, both
of a general and local character,which are
calculated to affect the welfare of the peo
Whereas, First and nbovo all other
matters, we arc called upon to consider
tne present gloomy condition of our once
happy and prosperous country, and con
sult together upon the measures best cal
culated to rcstoro it to its former unity and
grcatncn, prcscrvo its free institutions, and
aparu iu people irom an inosc indescriba
ble and wide-spread calamitios which
must result from sectional hostilities and
fraternal bloodshed, therefore
1. Resolved, "That it is now more than
ever incumbent on the Democratic masses,
and all loval and conservative citizens, to
maintain tho National organization of the
best party in the land the old National
Democratic party founded by Jefferson,
upheld and maintained by Madison, Mon
roe and'Jackson,and blessed and sactificd
by tho dying voices of Clay, Webster and
Douglas. ribat its high mission is now as
heretofore, to stand firm, unfaltering and
faithful by its principles and trusts, as tho
only means to restore harmony, gool faith
and Union among the pcoplo cf tho cow
dissevered States, for the truth of which
we appeal to the history of tho country in
its Administration of the Government for
tho last sixty years."
2. Resolved, Thai to the Union of these
States into ona confederacy ,we are indebt
ed for our happiness and prosperity at
home, and for all that renders us honored
and respected as a nation among foreign
Powers ; that this Union was consummated
and tho Constitution framed and adopted
by our fathers in the spirit of conciliation,
concession and compromise upon tho
great basis of Justice and Kquality, ani
that upon a complete recognition of these
fundamental principles, they rested their
Hopes ot its perpetuity.
3. Jltsolved, That wc regard the culti
vation of sectional feelings and prejudices,
and the formation of sectional parties, as
in direct opposition to the wise counsels of
tho Father of his Country, as tending di
rectly to tho dismemberment of thu Con
federacy, to tho destruction of tho founda
tions upon which our Government rostod,
and as the prime cause of the present dis
tricted state cf affairs in our country.
i. Resolved, That we stand second la
cone in our love for and adhcrenco to the
Union, and wo are ever ready and willing
to give it our most hearty support, and
stand committed to any measures necessa
ry to its pretervation in its integrity and
the spirit in which it was formed.
5. Resolved, That we treat with con
tempt the charges and insinuations of our
opponents, that we aro Secessionists or
Disunionists; had wo labored for yean
past, with one-half the zeal, to scatter the
seeds of disunion broadcast throughout tho
North, that they havo done since their sec
tional organization and nominations, in
lfc.rG aud i860, the charge would bo true
to tho letter ; but being iu favor of tho
Union as our Fathers framed it, re havo
used all proper efforts on all possible occa
sions, on the stump and in tho press, to
disarm fanaticism aud rebuke the insane
teaching of tho so called Republican party.
0. Jlisilve'l, That wo disapprove of tho
doctrine of Secession, regarding it as un
sound in theory and fatal to the interests
of tho Nation in its practical effects ; and
that wo will sustain tho Government to tho
fullest extent in all legal efforts to resist
rebellion, but at tho same time we hold
ourselves ready to receive, all honorable pro
posals of poaco whereby our distractod
country may be rostored to its former
happy and ptaccful condition.
7. Resolved, That tho disunionists of
this Country aro of two classes first,thoso
who go for pcaceablo Secession from tho
General Government, and tho establish
ment of a Southern Independent Confede
racy; second, thoso who favor a prosecu
tion of this war with a view of subjugating
tho South, and of abolishing slavery by
support and sustain lh Goveramtnt in a'l
its Constitutional acts, in evtry emergency
jret We desire "Republicans" so eaet,dis.
tinetly to andsrstacd that we will not and
cannot bo dragooned into tho support of
Abolitionism in any form.
9. Resolved, That ws Mpudialo all affi
liation, fusion, or amalgamation with tho
Republican party, and that wc regard
their schema of "Union pretenses" to in
Tciglo loyal Democrats into their embraeo;
and their efforts to (ink the old Democrat'
ic party and ignore its principles, by pro
posing Delegates aud Candidates, compos
ed, as their leaders directed "of Republi
cans ana tnoso wno wore once Demo
crats " as extremely contemptible, and as.
meriting tho Item condemnation of every
candid and upright citizen.
10. HeiotttU, That tho Demoeratlo
party of Luzcrco County doos declare its
unoompromising hostility to tho Aot of tho
Republican Legislature of last session re
pealing tho Tonnage Tax of the PcnnsyN
vania R. R. Co., and thereby robbing tho
tax paying citizens of the State and bo
stowing some $370,000 per annum upon
this mammoth Corpation, relieving tho
Company in all future timo from tho just
claim of tho Stato, of millions upon mil
lions of dollars which this Company wero
by law required to pay into the Treasury,
thereby plaeing the burthen of our enor
mous Stato debt upon tho agricultural in
(crests of the State
11. Reso'voJ, That tho act of tho Leg
islature in canceling tho first Mortgago
Rondi of tho Sunbury and Erio R. R.
Co., hold by tho State in payment for our
Stato Canals, sold to them for the sum of
3,000)000 was a bold swindle upon our
State Treasury for the benefit of a corrupt
and soulless corporation and a disgrace to
12. Resolved, That wo feel justly alarm
ed at tha ranid tncran.n nf mi .Qtntn flnv-
i eminent expenditures, and we would urgo
'upon our Legislatures and the Stato Exe
cutive, retrenchment and reform.
13. Resolved, That wo are opposed to
I the introduction of negroes into the Stato
of Pennsylvania, to placing them upon an
equality with the white man, and to tho
' employment of negroes when so many
good and worthy white men aro suffering
for want of remunerating employineni.and,
wa hereby instruct our members of tho
Legislature to vote against any amend
ment of tho Constitution giving to tho nc
gro the. right of suffrage, and to pass laws
prohibiting negross from owning into 'and
settling in tho lat.
Tho convention on motion adopted tho
report of tho CommitU-o amid great ap
plause. After the convention had concluded its
nominations and other businjsi, it was, on
motion of Lewis H. Lilts, Esq.,
Resolved, That this Convettion hereby
fledge themselves individually and oollcot
ivcly to give to tho ticket this day nomina
ted a hearty and united support that wo
pledgo our best efforts to this end as a du
ty of patriotism that peculiarly devolves
upon every democrat :a this, the hour of
oar country's peril,
Cut it Sncrtf. A esrlain barber hav
ing a greit gift of gab, used to amuse his
customers with his long yarns, while ho
went through his functions on their heads
and faces, Ono day an old eodger eamo
in, took his scat, aud oidertd a shave and
hair cut. The barber wont to work, and
began at tho earn time one cf his long
stories, to the little or no satisfaction of
the old gentleman, who became irritated
at tho barber, said :
" Cut it short."
" Yes, sir," said the barber, continuing
tho yarn, until tho old gentleman again
" Cut it short, 1 say cut it short."
" Yes, sir," clipping away and gabbling
" Cut it short, I t ay," reitaratcd tho
1 " Yes, sir," taid the barber, -oirj on
! with his story.
I " Will you cut it short I" brawls the old
I gent in a rage.
j " Can't, sir," rays the barber, " for if
you look in tne clans, you 11 ace I re cue
it all off."
And, to his horror, upon looking in tho
glass the gcut found the hair all cut from
Tub Youno Soldi eb D vino. "Bring
mo my knapsack," said a young soldier,
who lay sick in one of tho hospitals at
Washington. " Briug me my knapsack."
" What do you want of your knapsack!'
iuquircd tho head lady of the band of
nurses. " I want my knapsack !" again
iaid the dying young man.
His knapsack was brought to him, and
as ho took it his eye beamed with pleasure
and his face was covered all over with a
smilo as ho brought out from it his hidden
" Thoro," said he, "this is a bible from
my mother. And this Washington's
farewell address is a gift of my father.
And this," his voieo faltered,
The liurso then looked down to sco what
it was and there was tho face of a beau
" Now," said tho dying young soldier,
"I want you to put these uudor my pil
low." Sho did as she was. requested, and
tho poor young man laid him down on them
to die, requesting that they should b sent
to his parcuts when ho was gone. Calm
and iovful was be in dying. It was only
I ionl frnm nloht to OUiiW "